“Happy” New Year

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I question everything, I resist, I am a seeker. My soul howls and it cries. My heart is frequently conflicted, questioning, keening, searching, longing than finding and being at peace. This causes me to doubt.  This brings great fear. This causes me to wonder if I’m any further along…

What I will “Keep in my Pocket” this year?

Write thy blessed name, o Lord, upon my heart, there to remain so indelibly engraved, that no prosperity, no adversity shall ever move me from thy love.  Be thou to me a strong tower of defense, a comforter in tribulation, a deliverer in distress, a very present help and a guide to heaven through the…

Anticipation … is Making Me Wait.

“Faith is different from theology because theology is reasoned, systematic, and orderly, whereas faith is disorderly, intermittent, and full of surprises … Faith is homesickness. Faith is a lump in the throat. Faith is less a position on than a movement toward, less a sure thing than a hunch. Faith is waiting.” — Frederick Buechner…